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231


Sunderland


Silksworth, ?prehistoric burial


Silksworth


NZ35SE


Religious Ritual and Funerary


Burial


Inhumation


Undetermined



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On Thursday 5th June, 1879 some workmen found a stone coffin on land between the estates of Mr. Chapman, of Silksworth Hall, and Mr. Beckwith of Silksworth House. The coffin was found to contain "human remains, together with antique weapons".


376


527


NZ376527



<< HER 231 >> Shields Gazette, 1879, 5.vi.1879, South Shields Library Local Studies R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 73, no. 17

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